The Mission of CMAA is to promote the profession of Construction Management and the use of qualified Construction Managers on capital projects and programs.

    The Vision of CMAA is that all owners will realize capital project and program success by using professionally qualified Construction Managers. CMAA-Chicago brings together professionals from Chicago and around the Midwest.

To join the Chicago Chapter of the Construction Management Association, you must first enroll to become a member of the National CMAA Chapter.

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CMAA National Website and CMAA-CII Alliance Website

CMAA National Website and CMAA-CII Alliance Website

January Luncheon: Chicago Dept. of Water Management
Capital Improvement Plan

presented by Commissioner Randy Conner

In 2012 CDWM launched a 10 Yr Capital Improvement Program to modernize and rebuild the city’s aging water and sewer system.  Commissioner Conner will be presenting an update on the department’s program to include:
* Water and Sewer System Overviews
* CIP Milestones
* Facility Improvements
* Discuss opportunities for partnering with CDWM.

Sponsored by d'Escoto Inc., WSP, TY Lin International, STV,  Coordinated Construction Project Control Services, Milhouse, Omega & Associates, and RME, Inc. Sponsorship opportunities for this, and future events are available - contact Kevin Wilson at for more details.

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Where: Petterino's, 150 N. Dearborn St., Chicago
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $55 Members/ $65 Non-members/ $25 Students

Annual Owner's Forum 2018

To owners: As an owner in the construction industry who values and benefits from qualified construction managers
who deliver successful projects, we would like to invite your organization to participate in this event that
highlights the owners of our region. If you are interested, please notify Jan Turner at 312-553-4167 or no later than
January 18, 2018, with the names of those attending from your organization.

The benefits of this event to the owners include:

  • Present your projects or programs to maximize interest in construction services.
  • Expand opportunities to firms who may not be familiar with your organization or the upcoming opportunities.
  • Allow CMAA members and friends, including MBE/DBE/WBE/VOSB firms the opportunity to introduce their services to you.

Confirmed owners to be in attendance includes:
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority
General Services Administration
Chicago Public Schools
Public Building Commission
University of Illinois at Chicago

Members and friends of CMAA are all invited. Appetizers and drinks will be served in an informal setting. Registration for the event is coming soon!

When: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Petterino’s
150 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL

We look forward to you joining us for another successful Owner’s Forum!


Upcoming Events 

We are putting together the following events. We will provide more information as it develops, and we look forward to see you there! Click "Join Our Mailing List" above, or email Heather McNitt at  to join CMAA and keep up to date with our last events!

Project Achievement Awards & Scholarship Program

When: 11:30am-1:00PM - May 24, 2018.

Where: Petterino's, 150 N Dearborn St.

Registration to come.

Golf Outing at Seven Bridges Golf Course

When: June 6th, 2018.


Capital Projects Symposium ** Calling for speakers! Click here for more information.

March 18-20, 2018

Denver, CO

2018 National Conference & Trade Show

October 14-16, 2018

Las Vegas, Nevada.


Past Events


For more information, contact the CMAA Chicago Chapter Secretary, Heather McNitt at .